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CRKN's governance chart.

Board of Directors

CRKN is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of 12 members (nine elected, three appointed) drawn from the CRKN membership.

CRKN’s Board of Directors is designed to be responsive, adaptable, and representative of the membership, while providing the oversight and strategic vision necessary to lead CRKN’s projects and initiatives.


Dr. Annette Trimbee (Chair)
President and Vice-Chancellor, MacEwan University

Gwen Bird (Vice-Chair)*
University Librarian, Simon Fraser University

Dale Askey
Vice Provost (Library & Museums) and Chief Librarian, University of Alberta

Lesley Balcom*
Dean of Libraries, University of New Brunswick

Guylaine Beaudry
University Librarian, Concordia University

Bernard Bizimana
Directeur de la bibliothèque, HEC Montréal

Vickery Bowles
City Librarian, Toronto Public Library

Denis Cossette*
Chief Financial Advisor, Concordia University

Constance Crompton
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

Rebecca Graham
University Librarian, University of Guelph

Melissa Just*
Interim Provost and Vice-President Academic, University of Saskatchewan

Catherine Steeves*
Vice-Provost and Chief Librarian, Western University

*Members of the Executive Committee

Top row (left to right): Dr. Annette Trimbee, Gwen Bird, Larry Alford, Lesley Balcom, Guylaine Beaudry, Bernard Bizimana
Bottom row (left to right): Vickery Bowles, Denis Cossette, Constance Crompton, Rebecca Graham, Melissa Just, Catherine Steeves

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